LIMPOPO- Limpopo Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba will be handing over wheelchairs to patients at Dilokong Hospital in Sekhukhune District.
The 3rd November to the 3rd December remains International Disability Awereness Month. Wheelchair services plays an essential role in enabling quality of life for people with long term conditions, disabilities and limb loss. It also benefits the physical health and quality of the users by helping in reducing common problems such as pressure sores, progression of deformities and improve respiration and digestion.
“As a department we will continue to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. It is our duty to build a sustainable, inclusive and transformative future in which everyone living with disabilities can realise their potential.” said MEC Ramathuba.